Top Stocks in Teachers Advisors Inc.’s $2 Billion Healthcare Stock Portfolio: PFE, JNJ, WPI, MRK

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Teachers Advisors, Inc.’s top holdings in the Healthcare sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 335 stocks in the Healthcare sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $2.033 billion.

  • Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 10,953,866 shares with a market value of $225,649,644. This comprised 0.99% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 11,594,189 shares with a market value of $204,985,265. This comprised 1.05% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 640,323. About Company: Pfizer Inc. is a research-based, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets medicines for humans and animals. The Company’s products include prescription pharmaceuticals, non-prescription self-medications, and animal health products such as anti-infective medicines and vaccines.
  • Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 2,367,333 shares with a market value of $157,474,983. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 2,381,689 shares with a market value of $151,689,769. This comprised 0.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 14,356. About Company: Johnson & Johnson manufactures health care products and provides related services for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The Company sells products such as skin and hair care products, acetaminophen products, pharmaceuticals, diagnostic equipment, and surgical equipment in countries located around the world.
  • Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE:WPI): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,658,513 shares with a market value of $113,989,604. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,465,340 shares with a market value of $100,009,455. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -193,173. About Company: Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells generic and brand name pharmaceutical products. The Company’s core focus is specialty products, nephrology, urology, and generic products.
  • Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 2,381,026 shares with a market value of $84,026,410. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 2,458,555 shares with a market value of $80,394,750. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 77,529. About Company: Merck & Co., Inc. is a global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of human and animal health products. Merck’s products include a treatment for elevated cholesterol, a treatment for male pattern hair loss, a preventive treatment for osteoporosis, a treatment for hypertension, and a treatment for allergic rhinitis.
  • Bristol-myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,752,743 shares with a market value of $50,759,436. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 2,389,034 shares with a market value of $74,967,885. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 636,291. About Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is a global biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceutical and nutritional products. The Company’s products and experimental therapies address cancer, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis, organ transplant rejection and psychiatric disorders.
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,170,063 shares with a market value of $60,351,852. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,355,937 shares with a market value of $62,535,813. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 185,874. About Company: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated owns and manages organized health systems in the United States and internationally. The Company provides employers products and resources to plan and administer employee benefit programs. UnitedHealth also serves the health needs of older Americans, provides specialized care services, and provides health care information and research to providers and payers.
  • Allergan Inc. (NYSE:AGN): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 694,414 shares with a market value of $57,809,966. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 741,437 shares with a market value of $61,079,578. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 47,023. About Company: Allergan, Inc. is a multi-specialty health care company that discovers, develops and commercializes pharmaceuticals, biologics and medical devices. The Company develops products for the ophthalmic, neurological, medical aesthetics, medical dermatology, breast aesthetics, obesity intervention, urological and other specialty markets in countries around the world.
  • Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,144,429 shares with a market value of $60,219,853. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,188,729 shares with a market value of $60,791,600. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 44,300. About Company: Abbott Laboratories discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells a broad and diversified line of health care products and services. The Company’s products include pharmaceuticals, nutritional, diagnostics, and vascular products. Abbott markets its products worldwide through affiliates and distributors.
  • Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 714,640 shares with a market value of $57,557,106. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 723,254 shares with a market value of $52,602,266. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 8,614. About Company: Humana Inc. is a managed health care company with medical members located in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Company offers coordinated health care through health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, point-of-service plans, and administrative services products. Humana offers its products to employer groups, government-sponsored plans, and individuals.
  • Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 429,899 shares with a market value of $25,660,671. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 925,127 shares with a market value of $51,936,629. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 495,228. About Company: Baxter International Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets products and technologies related to hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma and other chronic and acute medical conditions. The Company’s products are used by hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctors’ offices, and research laboratories.

(Note: Data regarding Teachers Advisors, Inc.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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